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Petition submitted to fight Portland development

The developers behind the Portland Co. redevelopment project on the city's waterfront said they're committed to defeating a referendum that would bring it to a halt.

Lewiston native and husband purchase Cook's Lobster House in Harpswell

Dylan Martin |

A Lewiston native is getting her long-awaited Maine homecoming, and it's happening through the purchase of an iconic restaurant: Cook's Lobster House in Harpswell.

G.M. Pollack & Sons to close last store

G.M. Pollack & Sons, a jewelry retail business founded 60 years ago, is planning to close its store in South Portland following the closure of other locations earlier this year.

Nova Star sees boost in June ridership

Nova Star Cruises said June ridership increased by 26%, to 8,530 passengers, from the same month last year. If that trend continues, the Portland-Nova Scotia ferry service said, it will exceed 2015...

NBT Bank names MEREDA board member as Maine regional president

Dylan Martin |

In an effort to strengthen its Maine presence, New York-based NBT Bank has named a banker with local roots as its Maine regional president.

Lawmakers OK new rules for Uber, similar services

Uber and other smartphone-based ridesharing services no longer have to worry about a disparity in regulations between different Maine towns and cities after lawmakers approved new statewide...

Sprague proposes Portland boatyard expansion

Phineas Sprague Jr., the owner of Portland Yacht Services, is proposing to expand his boatyard on Portland’s waterfront.

SMCC to provide training for electricians at BIW

Bath Iron Works and Southern Maine Community College signed an agreement on Friday that will extend a training program for almost 90 marine electricians recently hired by the Bath shipyard.

Multi-million-dollar pipeline fight likely heading to court

A U.S. District Court judge in Bangor has rejected a motion for summary judgment in the court case involving claims between Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. and Schmid Pipeline Construction Inc.,...

Greenlight Maine picks 26 semifinalists to vie for $100,000 prize in entrepreneur contest

“Greenlight Maine,” an upcoming weekly TV show in which Maine entrepreneurs can vie to win a minimum prize of $100,000, said it has selected the 26 semifinalists to compete in the...